Since the beginning of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been updating and releasing COVID-19 restrictions in order to protect individuals and organizations against the virus. At the beginning of the global health crisis, many shutdowns and bans were implemented by states, as well as the government, to […]
Month: March 2021
Why are Ministries and Churches Tax-Exempt Institutions?
In the United States, there are over 300,000 religious congregations that ascribe to Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhism, and other faiths, according to the Hartford Institute for Religion Research center. All of the 300,000 places of worship fall under the tax-exempt code for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), referred to as 501(c)(3). This code also applies […]
How Common are Traumatic Brain Injuries After Car Accidents?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Americans suffer approximately 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) each year. Falls are the leading cause of these injuries as they cause 35 percent of all TBIs. Car accidents are the second leading cause of TBIs and cause 17 percent of TBIs. TBIs can range […]
How can I Prepare for Daylight Saving Time?
At 2:00 a.m. on the second Sunday in March, most states will set the clocks forward one hour in observance of Daylight Saving Time (DST). With this time shift comes less sleep, darker morning commutes, and more car accidents. A new study reveals that DST causes an increase in fatal car crashes. Researchers at the […]
Do Trucks Need Stricter Safety Laws and Regulations?
Both federal and state laws govern the trucking industry. These regulations provide standards that trucking companies, truck owners, and truck drivers must meet. Federally, the agencies that regulate the truck driving industry include the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). On a state level, each state has a […]
What are the Dangers of Highway Driving?
When the construction of connected roadways first began, the face of American travel and commerce changed. As more roads were built, the easier it became to transport goods across the country. However, such progress increased vehicle accidents, particularly those involving trucks. Highway accidents routinely account for a large percentage of all traffic accidents, injuries, and […]